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come clean (about)

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to accept the truth or existence of (something) usually reluctantly
  • As evidence piled up she was forced to come clean about her criminal activity.

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“Come clean (about).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/come%20clean%20%28about%29. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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